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Daily Archive: February 5, 2021

Whisky Advocate On MGP’s $475 Million Purchase Of Luxco

For years, MGP Distillery has been known as the source of dozens of whiskeys, from Smooth Ambler Old Scout to WhistlePig. Continue reading →

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Control State Spirits Volume Rose 7.5% In 2020, But Decelerated In Closing Months

After strong double-digit gains in September and October, the holiday season brought disappointing results to control states, as spirits volume increased just 3.4% in December, following a tepid 2% gain in November, according to the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA). Continue reading →

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News Briefs for February 5, 2021

•Guinness is set to advertise during the Super Bowl for the first time in more than a decade with a spot featuring football legend Joe Montana. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 5, 2021

•San Diego, California’s AleSmith Brewing has announced that it will kick off 2021 by adding three new beers to its year-round portfolio. Continue reading →

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